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How writing the emotional “We Are Selfish” saved The Ghost In You

The Ghost in You | Photos by John Vettese
The Ghost in You | Photos by John Vettese

In a plaintive voice, Billy Polard sings “Save them from the dark in me. / Spare them from this misery. / They walk the earth on solid ground. / I won’t give in, I won’t back down.”

The stirring lyric opens the latest song from the singer-songwriter’s project The Ghost In You, and when you know that it stems from something very real and tangible, it becomes all the more powerful. Continue reading →